3:47pm Aug 18, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week’s show is chock full of great singing and inspiring instrumentals. We hear from Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, a truly classic bluegrass band from Ohio, just out with a new album
3:17pm Aug 11, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week we have another great summer listening session featuring roots music artists from across the mountain south and beyond. From West Virginia, Ben Townsend and friends bring us a couple of
3:15pm Aug 04, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
The Lonesome River Band, under the leadership of banjo picker Sammy Shelor of Meadows of Dan, Virginia, is celebrating 35 years in 2017. It’s been an impressive force on the bluegrass scene since
4:24pm Jul 29, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
Across the Blue Ridge #83- From Progressive Bluegrass Back to Bill Monroe, Mountain Music, and Blues
This week we take a fascinating trip … back in time! We start with some progressive bluegrass from fiddler Michael Cleveland and banjoist Alan Munde, and trace a path back to Bill Monroe, Flatt &a
6:00pm Jul 21, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
Our summer listening sessions continue this week with a selection of music from Tennessee, some soulful and satisfying bluegrass singing, and a banjo song that’s as much about percussion as melody.
4:06pm Jul 14, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
It’s another fabulous summer listening program this week, perfect for time at home, a barbeque, vacations, or that long road trip. Hear early stars of the Grand Ole Opry including DeFord Bailey, p
4:12pm Jul 07, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week we hear selections from a new recording by Bobby Hicks – one of the greatest fiddlers in the history of bluegrass – and Mark Kuykendall. Plus … bluesy gospel from the Harris Brothers of
4:00pm Jun 30, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This Fourth of July week show explores the confluence of American and British sounds of the American Revolution in the contemporary U.S.
8:46am Apr 22, 2017
It started as a small festival, on a rural northwest North Carolina community college campus.
3:41pm Feb 07, 2017
Here's a great recollection from Carl Fleischhauer of working in t
6:55pm Feb 05, 2017
8:16am Jan 28, 2017
This week's Across the Blue Ridge profiles Alan Jabbour, the founding director of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, who recently died at age 74.